NSC’s Daleep Singh in India to Talk About Ukraine
India-West News Desk
WASHINGTON, DC – Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economics Daleep Singh is in New Delhi on a two-day visit, the White House said.
The Indian American is the key architect of Washington’s punitive economic sanctions against Moscow.
Daleep Singh’s visit is to discuss the “consequences” of Russia’s “unjustified war” against Ukraine and the development of an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, the White House said.
Singh’s trip coincides with the visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov who is arrives in India after concluding a two-day visit to China according to news agency PTI.
“(Daleep) Singh will consult closely with counterparts on the consequences of Russia’s unjustified war against Ukraine and mitigating its impact on the global economy,” said Emily Horne, spokesperson of the National Security Council of the White House.
Horne said the top official will also discuss priorities of the Biden administration, including the promotion of high-quality infrastructure through Build Back Better World and the development of an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
In New Delhi, Singh He will meet Indian officials to deepen cooperation to promote inclusive economic growth and prosperity, and a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Singh, 46, is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.